Friday 16 September 2011

ADAC GT Masters: Mies and Jöns get double pole at Assen for ABT-Audi

Mies and Jöns get double pole at Assen for ABT-Audi
Leaders Lunardi / Margaritis start in both races from the front row
ABT Sportsline reported in qualifying for the FIA ​​GT Championship race
Assen, Netherlands on top again in the "league of supercars"
back. The impressive series of teams from the Allgäu region, which so far at Assen
is undefeated, put Christer Jöns (24, Ingelheim) and Christopher Mies
(22, Holy House) in the qualifying session continued. Jöns captured for one race at
Saturday his first pole position in the FIA ​​GT Championship in the ABT Audi R8
Teammate Mies underlined their title ambitions with the fastest time in qualifying
for the second race on Sunday. The championship leader Dino Lunardi (32, F) and
The former DTM driver Alexandros Margaritis (26, Cologne) start in the BMW ALPINA
B6 of LIQUI MOLY Team Engstler in both races from second on the grid.
Keyfacts, TT Circuit Assen (NL)
Length: 4555 feet
Weather: overcast, 17 degrees
Pole Position Race 1 Saturday: Christer Jöns (ABT Sportline Audi R8)
1.38,571 min
Pole Position Race 2 Sunday: Christopher Mies (ABT Sportline Audi R8)
1.38,552 min
Christer Jöns wrote another chapter in the ABT-success story in Holland
The strength of ABT-Audi R8 on the high-speed course in the north of
Holland took advantage of Christer Jöns in first qualifying and secured the pole
Position. Jöns could not only own the poles on its position in the FIA ​​GT
Masters pleased. The front position was also the title opponent Christopher Mies
cheer of the shares in Assen for the first time with ABT-Audi Jöns and so on
ADAC Masters last weekend of the 2011 season with a perfect
Starting position in the championship battle is. Sits tight in the neck of ABT-Audi BMW
ALPINA B6 leader of Dino Lunardi (32, F) from LIQUI MOLY Team
Engstler, who shares the front row with Jöns. Diego Alessi (39, I) drove in
a Callaway Corvette Z06 is the third fastest time in front of the rider-Lamborghini
Ferdinand Stuck Gallardo (20, A), together with brother John (24,
A) on table number two is. "The ABT-Audi in the past here in
Although Assen has always been very strong, according to the tendency in recent races
But I would not think that it is sufficient here to Pole, "enthused Jöns.
Mies, the double-pole makes for "abbots" perfect
In the second qualifying session for Sunday's race Christopher Mies repeated
not only the performance of his team mates went but like last year
for pole at Assen. Cared for in the explosive title fight Alexandros Margaritis, in the
BMW ALPINA B6 of LIQUI MOLY Team Engstler as second fastest for a
identical front row for both races on Saturday and Sunday
ensured. The second row split Klingmann (21, glues) in the second
ABT Audi R8 and FIA GT3 European Champion Daniel Keilwitz (22, Villingen) in a
Callaway Corvette Z06. Johannes Stuck drove in Reiter Lamborghini Gallardo
Starting fifth in the FIA ​​GT Championship, before returning to Cuba Giermaziak (21, PL)
Mercedes-Benz AMG SLS GT3 by Black Falcon. "I was very surprised that
I've raced here on the pole, "said Mies after his third overall pole
Position in the FIA ​​GT Championship. "I was not really clear lap, then has
I ordered my race engineer an early return to the pits. He has me
can still do a lap, but then I had a little spin and
was quite depressed. When he told me that I had previously set the fastest time
set, I was completely surprised. "
Local heroes to shine in front of home crowd
Fastest time in the first Dutchman Ricardo Van was the end of training (39),
in the BMW Z4, the guest starter of Faster Racing by DB Motorsports
Starting place guaranteed ten. Van der Ende, and team-mate Duncan Huisman (39,
NL) are the weekend in Assen in the dual. The two Dutch
also start in parallel in the GT4 European Cup as part of the ADAC program
Masters Weekend and can secure at Assen already clinched the title.
Even better, it ran in the second qualifying session for the reigning champion Peter
Kox (47, NL), in the Reiter Lamborghini Gallardo with amateur pilot
Marc A. Hayek (40, CH), starting in seventh place for the race on Sunday secured.
Touring Car star Tom Coronel (39, NL) presented his BMW ALPINA B6 from
LIQUI MOLY Team Engstler when first used in the ADAC GT Masters on
Grid position 12 for race two.
Hannawald and Frentzen still not satisfied
By qualifying for the growth was jumping legend Sven Hannawald (36,
Munich) and former Formula 1 World Championship runner-Heinz-Harald Frentzen (47, Neuss)
in their Callaway Corvette Z06. Hannawald, currently fourth in the
Amateur standings of the ADAC GT Masters is starting on Saturday of Position
30th His teammate, who starts this weekend for the first time at Assen
went on the grid 15 for race two on Sunday. "Qualifying was even
not so bad, but we were not completely happy with the car, "said
ADAC GT Masters live on TV
All 16 races of the FIA ​​GT Championship will again in 2011 by free
air TV stations kabel eins live Saturdays and Sundays at 11.45 clock
transferred to Germany, Austria and Switzerland. The Sports Channel
SPORT1 broadcasts highlights from the ADAC GT Masters Assen in the ADAC Masters
Weekend magazine on 23 September at 17.30 clock.
Info and Photos: ADAC GT Masters.
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